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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

The Only State-Sanctioned Reasons You Can Now Leave The House

6 min read

Visiting your partner or parents is banned under strict rules in some Australian states, but you are allowed to leave your home to donate blood or move house.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Domestic Violence Spikes During Coronavirus As Families Trapped At Home

4 min read

A new survey has found COVID-19 is already hitting Australian homes in dangerous ways, and there are urgent calls for the Federal government to step in as domestic violence is expected to get much worse.

News

News

Teenage Boy And Girl Arrested After 40km Police Chase In Allegedly Stolen Car

2 min read

A 15-year-old boy and girl have been arrested following a late-night pursuit that spanned more than 40 kilometres across Adelaide in a stolen car.

Crime

Crime

Ex-WA Cop Charged With Over 100 Sex Offences, Including Drugging And Raping Women

1 min read

A former West Australian police officer has been charged with 108 sexual offences and it is alleged more victims are yet to come forward.

National

National

Search Underway After Three Police Cars Torched In WA

1 min read

Police have released CCTV images after three cop cars were torched outside a station in Perth overnight.

Good News

Good News

Hero Onlookers Lift SUV To Rescue Woman Trapped After Car Accident

1 min read

When a woman was run over by a SUV while crossing the street, onlookers rushed to push the car off and save her.

News

News

Man Busted With Skeleton In Passenger Seat To Use Carpool Lane

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Police found a man riding solo in the carpool lane, with a fake passenger -- a skeleton wearing old clothes -- in the front seat.

Crime

Crime

Man In Custody After 'Burning Three With Flamethrower Made From Cockroach Spray'

1 min read

A man was detained in hospital on Monday night after allegedly burning three people with a makeshift flamethrower in Western Australia.

World

World

Watch: Tumbleweed Buries Cars And Trucks, Closes Highway For 10 Hours

1 min read

A Washington state highway was closed in both directions after several cars became trapped in tumbleweed.

Crime

Crime

Seven Men Charged Over One-Punch Death Of Patrick Cronin

1 min read

Three years after 19-year-old Patrick Cronin lost his life outside a pub in Melbourne's northeast, seven men have been charged.

National

National

The Double Demerit Dates You Need To Know For Christmas

3 min read

If you're planning on cruising around NSW, the ACT or Western Australia during the Christmas and New Year period, be warned -- it's double demerits time.

News

News

Cop Who Stoned Wombat Apologises, Defends Indigenous Practice

2 min read

An Indigenous off-duty police officer who was filmed stoning a wombat to death in South Australia has apologised to his community, and detailed the death threats his children have received as a result of the backlash.

News

News

Man Charged After Allegedly Bringing Child-Like Sex Doll Into Australia

1 min read

The 26 year old Perth man was arrested at the airport on Monday, after returning from holiday in Thailand.

Crime

Crime

Boys Aged 12 And 15 Charged After Crashing Into Police 4WD

1 min read

A stolen Jeep smashed into a police car in a late-night chase that saw two boys -- one aged just 12 -- charged.

Crime

Crime

Hero Citizens Used Narwhal Tusk, Fire Extinguisher To Stop London Attack

4 min read

Stunning video has shown how the London Bridge knife attack was stopped by a chef using a narwhal's tusk as a weapon, while another man -- a convicted murderer on day release from prison -- sprayed a fire extinguisher.

National

National

Uni Professor Charged After Allegedly Sending Threatening Letters To Herself

1 min read

A Sydney science academic has been charged after allegedly orchestrating a fake harassment campaign against herself.

Crime

Crime

What We Can Tell You About The Claremont Serial Killings Before The Trial

8 min read

On Monday, November 25 the murder trial of Bradley Robert Edwards begins, as does the possibility of closure for the families of the three women he is accused of killing in the Perth suburb of Claremont in the mid-1990s.

Crime

Crime

The Countries That Jailed The Most Australian Tourists In The Last Year

5 min read

Australians love to travel but more than 1500 were arrested or jailed overseas in the last year, with the majority being stung for sex, drugs and fraud offences.

Breaking

Breaking

Major Delays On Queensland Highway After Dramatic End To Police Chase

1 min read

There's been a dramatic end to a wild police chase in Queensland, with an allegedly stolen car flipping on a major highway causing delays.

Crime

Crime

Man Allegedly Set Wires On Fire In Sydney Suburb

2 min read

A man is alleged to have used a crowbar to lift up a piece of footpath and set wires underneath alight during a total fire ban in Sydney's inner west.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Punished For Smuggling Overweight Cat On Plane

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Jane Tiller

Jane Tiller

Guess What? American Police Might Have Access To Your DNA

6 min read

In the past week, news has spread of a Florida judge’s decision to grant a warrant allowing police to search one of the world’s largest online DNA databases, for leads in a criminal case.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Four People, Including a Nine-Year-Old, Caught Breaching Total Fire Ban

2 min read

Police are reminding residents about total fire bans in place across NSW after four people have already been caught breaching rules.

National

National

Australian Police Stations Targeted With 'Pig' Porn Photos

1 min read

Nine police stations in Queensland have been defaced with graphic pictures of pig porn and homophobic slurs on Google Maps.

News

News

Reality TV Star Refused Bail After Allegedly Extorting, Assaulting Tinder Date

1 min read

Former Block contestant Suzi Taylor has been refused bail, accused of holding her Tinder date against his will.

National

National

Man Drowns After He Was Allegedly Caught Breaking Into A House

1 min read

A man has drowned in Queensland after he was allegedly caught breaking into a home and tried to flee by diving into a nearby lake.

Updated

Updated

Digital ID Launched But Don't Throw Out Your Licence

2 min read

Drivers across Australia are saying goodbye to their driver's licence, with a new digital option launched.

World

World

What We Know About The 39 Bodies Found In A Truck

5 min read

Mystery still surrounds the gruesome discovery of 39 bodies in a shipping container at a British industrial estate, with a man arrested over the deaths of the unidentified people.

News

News

Cat Stabbed 20 Times Before Being Thrown Off Balcony

1 min read

A woman has been arrested, accused of stabbing her cat to death before throwing it off a second-floor balcony in Sydney's north-east.

News

News

What The Fork? Fake Cop Pulls Over Driver, Steals His Cutlery

1 min read

Police are investigating allegations a man pretending to be a police officer stopped a driver, before stealing several kitchen cutlery items from his campervan.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Accused Of Killing 'Peeping Tom' Outside Girlfriend's Home

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Violence Erupts In Mexico After El Chapo's Son Arrested

1 min read

Heavy gunfire has rocked several neighbourhoods in the Mexican city of Culiacán, home to Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman’s Sinaloa Cartel, after the son of the notorious kingpin was arrested.

News

News

Driver Arrested After Hitting Pedestrian, Allegedly Trying To Rundown 'Several People'

1 min read

A man has been arrested after crashing his car into a pedestrian in Adelaide's south on Thursday night.

Good News

Good News

Swimming Kangaroo Rescued From Lake, Jumps Back In

2 min read

A marine marsupial was chased down by police on a jetski, but it did not appreciate their rescue efforts, escaping and jumping right back in the drink.

News

News

Police Speak Out Over Driver's Claims He Was Fined For Drinking Water

2 min read

Queensland Police are working to verify claims a driver was fined for drinking a bottle of water behind the wheel.

Updated

Updated

Man Armed With Knife Shot Outside North Queensland Police Station

1 min read

An armed man has been shot at a police station in Bowen, North Queensland.

National

National

Police Have Had Enough Of Extinction Rebellion

2 min read

Extinction Rebellion activists are planning a nationwide protesting blitz, but police have had enough.

Updated

Updated

Uncle Defends Cop Who Stoned Wombat To Death

2 min read

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The uncle of the South Australian police officer who was filmed cheering as he taunted and stoned a wombat to death says his actions are 'a traditional custom'.

World

World

Former Cop Guilty Of Murdering Neighbour After Mixing Up Apartments

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A jury found a former Dallas police officer guilty of murder Tuesday in the 2018 shooting death of her neighbour.

National

National

Family's Plea For Teen Who Went Missing In Middle Of The Night

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A girl who went missing, leaving her family "worried sick", has been found safe and well.

Crime

Crime

Horror Weekend On NSW Roads Sees Six Dead

1 min read

Two women have died after being hit by a car at a shopping centre on the NSW mid-north coast.

Crime

Crime

Woman Found Dead, Blood-Covered Man Arrested

1 min read

A woman has died in suspicious circumstances at a house south of Brisbane.

Crime

Crime

Owners Reveal The Threatening Letters Sent Before Dogs Were Killed

1 min read

Letters threatening to kill two barking dogs have been released, as police hunt for the dogs' alleged killer.

News

News

Mystery Surrounds Body Of Missing Woman Found In Luxury Adelaide Townhouse

1 min read

Police are treating the woman's death as suspicious, and say she's been missing for several days.

World

World

Mystery Surrounds Seven 'Mass Drug Overdose' Victims In Matching Wristbands

2 min read

Three people are dead and are four are in hospital following a mass drug overdose which has left police baffled in Pittsburgh.

World

World

Quick-Thinking Policemen Save Young Man's Life

1 min read

Two policemen in the U.S. is being praised as hero for saving the life of a young man.

News

News

Chaotic Police Pursuit Ends With Patrol Car Rammed, Sparking Fire

1 min read

A police chase through Adelaide's northern suburbs has come to a crashing end, with a patrol car damaged and police officers injured.

Crime

Crime

Taxi Driver Saves Sleeping Passenger From Indecent Assault

1 min read

Police are hunting for a man who allegedly indecently assaulted a woman before ripping the door off a taxi on the Gold Coast.

National

National

'It's Racism': TV Presenter Claims She Was Harassed By Police For Buying A Bottle Of Wine

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Long-time TV presenter Karla Grant claims she was targeted by a police officer for buying a bottle of wine during a recent trip to Alice Springs, in an incident she says was racist.

News

News

Heart-Stopping Near Miss With Baby Caught On Dashcam Video

1 min read

Extremely concerning dashcam footage has been released of a near head-on collision on an outback road.

Crime

Crime

Base Jumpers' Death-Defying Leap From 40-Storey Building In CBD

1 min read

This is one way to spice up your morning work commute -- a group of base jumpers terrified people on their way to work during the morning rush, hurtling off a huge building in the Perth CBD as others headed to the office.

Updated

Updated

Search For Missing Helicopter Suspended After Wreckage Spotted

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The search for a helicopter that went missing on Friday evening has been suspended.

News

News

West Australian Drivers Could Soon Be Paying Double For Speeding Fines

1 min read

West Australian drivers could soon be charged double for speeding fines after a state government investigation found motorists in other states were paying more for similar penalties.

Crime

Crime

Boys Become Trapped In Garbage Truck After Hiding In Dumpster

1 min read

Two youths have had a "lucky escape" after being dumped in the back of a garbage truck while hiding from security and only escaped after the truck was driven right to the police station.

News

News

Girl Allegedly Finds Razor Blade In Sultana Packet From Supermarket

2 min read

A mother has been left horrified after her daughter allegedly found a razor blade inside a packet of sultanas she bought from a supermarket.

News

News

Officer Arrested After Brutal Video Of Hospital Assault Released

2 min read

WARNING: Viewers may find content distressing.

National

National

Police Fine Man $311 For Incredibly Cluttered Car

1 min read

The clutter was piled so high the driver couldn't see out the rear window.

News

News

Man Impersonating Police Officer Pulls Over Van Full Of Cops

1 min read

A man impersonating an officer made a big mistake when he decided to pull over a van.

Updated

Updated

23-Year-Old NZ Man Charged With Killing Aussie Tourist Sean McKinnon

2 min read

The sister of Sean McKinnon, the Australian man who was shot dead in New Zealand, has said their family "don't even know how to put life together without him."

News

News

Eating, Texting, Shaving: Aussie Drivers' Shockingly Dangerous Road Habits Revealed

3 min read

Some 11 million Australians are taking risky behaviour behind the wheel, including watching movies or putting on makeup while driving.

National

National

One Dead, One Injured In Sydney CBD Rampage

4 min read

A man has been arrested after a daylight stabbing in Sydney's CBD, where ordinary citizens chased and restrained the man with chairs and a milk crate.

Tech

Tech

'Concerning' Phone App To Report Beggars And Homeless Launched In Darwin

5 min read

An 'anti-social behaviour' app where citizens drop a GPS pin to report homelessness, begging or public drunkenness is a "concern" for legal advocates who fear it may further marginalise poor or Indigenous people in the NT.

Crime

Crime

Purest Cocaine And Heroin In The Country Found In WA

1 min read

Western Australia has the highest purity heroin and cocaine in the country, according to a new drugs report shedding light on Australia's problem with illicit substances.

Crime

Crime

Dog Poisoned With Ratbait-Laced McDonald's Burger Left In Park, Owner Claims

2 min read

A dog has been left fighting for life after eating food contaminated with rat poison, in an alleged deliberate attack at a Melbourne dog park.

Crime

Crime

More Drugs Than Ever Are Being Seized Across Australia In Police Crackdowns

3 min read

Drugs are getting into Australia hidden in machinery, vehicles and other novel nooks -- but police are up to the task.

News

News

Chocolates Filled With ‘Hazardous Substances’ Dropped In Suburban Letterboxes

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Police are warning Perth residents after chocolates with a "hazardous" filling were left in letterboxes on a quiet Perth street, putting children at risk.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With Torture After Allegedly Holding Teen Captive

1 min read

A 22-year-old man is facing a string of charges after allegedly holding an 18-year-old teenager captive for several hours and assaulting him at a residence in north-west Brisbane on Friday.

National

National

Desperate Search For Five People Missing After Boat Found

1 min read

Authorities in the Torres Strait are searching for five people, including a 9-year-old boy, after the boat they were travelling on was found with no one on-board, two days after the group went missing.

World

World

Shocking Video Shows Police Restrain, Mock Unarmed Man As He Dies

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Warning: This story contains video that may be distressing for some viewers.

News

News

Woman Who Peed On Potatoes In Supermarket Turns Herself In

1 min read

Authorities have apprehended a woman suspected of urinating on potatoes at a supermarket, after she turned herself in to police.

News

News

Drug Dealer Caught In The Act By His Own Car's Dashcam

1 min read

A drug dealer has been jailed after his very own dashcam recorded him telling a man he sold "gear".

Crime

Crime

Man Arrives At Court In 'Stolen' Car To Face Illegal Car Use Charges

1 min read

Police allege a man who already faced charges of illegally using a motor vehicle arrived at court in another stolen vehicle.

News

News

Police Looking For Woman After Disgusting Act In Supermarket

1 min read

Police are trying to track down a food vandal of a different kind.

News

News

Man Pays Tribute To Brother Killed In Fiery Normanville Crash

1 min read

24-year-old Dale Wilson died when the Holden Commodore he was driving crashed into a tree and burst into flames.

Crime

Crime

Updated: Man Arrested After Walker Injured By Fishing Line Tied Across Footpath

1 min read

Sharp fishing wire was strung up at 'neck height' over footpaths, residents claim, with warnings issued and police called in to investigate.

News

News

Internet Pranksters Test Out Highway Speed Camera Threshold In Viral Video

1 min read

A Facebook prankster has shared a video claiming roadside speed cameras have a tolerance of more than 10 percent above the speed limit.

News

News

'Full Explanation' Demanded For Arrest Of Four Journalists At Adani Protest

2 min read

Media and climate groups are speaking out after four French journalists were arrested for trespassing while covering a protest near Adani's Carmichael coal mine in north Queensland.

Crime

Crime

Two People Scale Huge Tower In Sydney CBD, Take Selfies

1 min read

Police have rushed to the centre of Sydney, after several young men scaled a giant communications tower -- and took selfies.

National

National

Hero Tourist Helps Police Catch Fleeing Man

1 min read

Gold Coast police have chased a man on trail bikes after being allegedly found carrying drugs.

Crime

Crime

Bizarre Car Chase As Man In Halloween Mask Plays With Strangers On Beach

1 min read

A man in a bright costume led police on a weird chase, as he hung out the sunroof of his car then ran to play with strangers on the beach before being arrested.

Crime

Crime

Woman Hunts Down Car Thief, Takes Her Toyota Back

1 min read

A woman decided to take matters into her own hands, tracking down her stolen vehicle and filming the whole incident for social media.

Crime

Crime

Wild Police Chase Ends In Crash, Wheels Flying Off, Teenagers Arrested

1 min read

Police have released shocking footage of a dangerous pursuit of an allegedly stolen car which ended in five teenagers being charged after a foot pursuit.

News

News

There Are 150 Secret Dog Fighting Rings In Australia, Authorities Suspect

5 min read

Semen from fighting dogs around the globe is being imported into Australia to secretly breed more animals for combat, experts claim, as authorities crack down on fighting rings operating in the shadows nationwide.

Crime

Crime

Flushing Drugs Down The Toilet May Create 'Meth-Gators', Police Warn

3 min read

Police are worried about aquatic creatures "hyped up on meth", warning of alligators, ducks and geese getting addicted to drugs flushed down toilets.

National

National

'Suspicious' Pipe Device Found In Sunshine Coast Town

1 min read

A suspicious pipe device has been found in the Sunshine Coast town of Caloundra.

News

News

$144 Million Of Cocaine Found Hidden In An Excavator

1 min read

A 348-kilogram shipment of cocaine from South Africa arrived in Australia in June, hidden in parcels inside a huge excavator machine.

World

World

Man In Rubber 'Gimp Suit' Grabs Crotch, Terrifies Woman On Dark Street

1 min read

A woman has managed to take photos of a man dressed in a black rubber suit who chased her and grabbed his crotch while she was out walking.

News

News

Desperate Search For 12-Year-Old Missing For Days

1 min read

Police are asking for community assistance to find a 12-year-old boy who has been missing for four days.

National

National

Police Officer Filmed Punching Handcuffed Man In The Face

1 min read

The arrest of an alleged South Australian vandal has ended in a dramatic scuffle after the handcuffed man was punched in the face for "spitting" on an officer.

News

News

Police Officer Fired Over Deadly Shooting Was 'Rehired' To Get Lifetime Pension

2 min read

U.S. cop Philip "Mitch" Brailsford, 28, shot and killed unarmed man Daniel Shaver, 26, in the hallway of an Arizona hotel three years ago.

Good News

Good News

Police Officers Pay For Alleged Shoplifter's Groceries

2 min read

Three New York City police officers were working on the Fourth of July when they decided to stop by a Manhattan Whole Foods supermarket.

National

National

Police Desperately Search for Missing Girl

1 min read

Police in Cairns are searching for a 12-year-old girl who has been missing since Wednesday.

Crime

Crime

WATCH: Body Cam Captures Insane Moment Police Officer Dragged By Car

2 min read

A Florida man faces an attempted murder charge for dragging a sheriff's deputy nearly 100 meters in his car after driving away during a tense traffic stop.

News

News

Police Question Man As He Exercised In 'Bomb Vest'

1 min read

A school teacher walking with a friend was approached by two police officers, after members of the public reported a man wearing a bomb vest.

News

News

Student Stabbed, School Locked Down After Knife Fight In Brisbane

1 min read

A student has been stabbed and another is in police custody after a Brisbane school yard fight escalated forcing the school into lock down on Thursday.

Crime

Crime

Everything You Need To Know About Strip Searching Laws

4 min read

A judge has just awarded a Sydney man more than $112,000 after finding he was strip searched illegally by police -- but what exactly constitutes an illegal strip search?

Crime

Crime

Elderly Man Trapped Inside Stolen Minibus During Police Chase

1 min read

An elderly man, 76, was at the centre of a terrifying theft after the minibus he was in was stolen by two men and taken on a speeding car chase with police for more than an hour.

Crime

Crime

Barefoot Bandit Smashes Into Service Station, Tiptoes Over Broken Glass, Forgets Shoes

1 min read

He remembered a skull mask and a mattock -- but not his shoes.

Crime

Crime

Police Intensify Hunt For Melbourne's 'Pencil Stabber'

1 min read

Police have ramped up their search for a man who allegedly attacked an innocent bystander with pencils last month. 

World

World

Mayor Apologises After Armed Police Threaten Family Over Stolen Doll

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The mayor of Phoenix has apologised after sickening footage emerged of police threatening to shoot a young couple after their daughter, 4, allegedly stole a Barbie.